How rich is Forrest Mars, Jr.?
Forrest Mars, Jr. Net Worth:
|Birth date:||August 16, 1931|
|Birth place:||Oak Park Township, Illinois, United States|
|Education:||New York University, Yale University|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Children:||Victoria B. Mars|
|Parents:||Forrest Mars, Sr.|
|Siblings:||Jacqueline Mars, John Mars|
Forrest Mars, Jr. net worth, wiki & biography:
The eldest son of Forrest Mars Sr. and grandson of Frank C. Mars, Forrest Edward Mars, Jr. has a net worth of $13.8 billion as of March 2012, according to Forbes’ list of billionaires. Forrest Mars Jr. and his siblings, John and Jacqueline, own $31.6 billion (sales) Mars, the world’s largest candy company thanks in part to its $23 billion acquisition of chewing gum maker Wrigley’s in 2008. The candy maker’s most famous brands comprise Milky Way, M&M’s, 3 Musketeers, Twix, Skittles, and Snickers, apparently named for the Mars family’s favourite horse.
Forrest Mars Net Worth $13.8 Billion
Forrest’s grandpa, Frank Mars, started making chocolates in 1911 in his Tacoma, WA kitchen. It absolutely was his father Forrest Sr. who devised malt-flavored nougat and M&M’s, over 400 million of which are created in the United States each day. Mars has even branched out into consumer and pet foods with all the well-known brands Uncle Ben’s Rice and Whiskas under the Mars umbrella. Mars married Virginia Cretella, they have four kids: Victoria Mars, Valerie Anne Mars, Pamela Diane Mars, and Marijke Elizabeth Mars. He divorced Virginia in 1990 to marry Deborah Adair Clarke. He divorced Deborah Adair Clarke in early 2010.